Corportate Reponsibility

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Fishing for a CSR Project?

Service projects at events don’t need to be dull, cookie-cutter or expensive. They should be related to the participants or organizations skills, interests or favorite charities. They should also be engaging and mindful of making the world a better place. Here we take the opportunity to share a wonderful CSR project held in recently [...]

Why We Support Giving Tuesday

As a company, MeetGreen has created a vision and values that are a core part of each team member. Our values are a reflection of us and the impact we have on the world. Here's a list of of our vision & values: We believe in creating a sustainable future We care about the planet [...]

By |2018-12-05T23:04:03+00:00November 26th, 2018|Blog, Corporate Social Responsibility|0 Comments

Lessons in Leadership: Event Sustainability

MeetGreen is fortunate to work with progressive organizations who are event sustainability leaders in their industry. IMEX America, Oracle, Unitarian Universalist Association, Business for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council are a few examples. These organizations and their internal sustainability champions are sincerely and deeply interested in driving their events – and by extension, [...]

By |2018-10-15T16:27:57+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

Challenge & Opportunity: Producing Sustainable Events Around the World

Producing sustainable events around the world can be a challenge, thankfully, the Oracle team always looks at challenges as opportunities. Oracle OpenWorld Latin America was no exception. Held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in June of 2016, the event had 6,000 attendees onsite and streamed the keynotes to 1M+. Armed with the objectives to… Waste Not [...]

MeetGreen Hero – Michelle Guelbart

Michelle Guelbart, MSW Director of Private Sector Engagement for ECPAT-USA Michelle leads program development and strategy for ECPAT-USA’s private sector work. As Director of Private Sector Engagement she advises companies on corporate social responsibility efforts to protect children from trafficking. Michelle provides support and recommendations to ECPAT-USA partners including Carlson Companies, Delta Air Lines, Wyndham [...]

By |2018-01-22T23:05:48+00:00September 12th, 2016|Blog, Travel|0 Comments

BSR’s Sustainable Event is Walking the Talk

Invite Corporate Social Responsibility professionals from Fortune 100 companies, consultants and practitioners of CSR strategy to a gathering to collaborate on building a better future and you had better walk the sustainability talk.  That is exactly what Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) accomplished in November, 2015, in San Francisco. Participants, speakers and sponsors expected a [...]

MeetGreen’s 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report

As an ISO 20121 Certified firm and a member of the UN Global Compact, we report annually on our own company sustainability.   Our Principles of Conduct are inclusivity, integrity, stewardship and transparency.  We believe in openly sharing so we can learn, help others learn and together, strive for healthy events. Often, people think MeetGreen has [...]

Why Conferences Matter

For the past decade at client’s environmental conferences, speakers have anguished over the lack of action, even as citizens learn about the impending effects of climate change.  Entire session tracks have been devoted to developing a more compelling call to action. There seemed to be no magic solution.  Undaunted, the leaders in sustainability convened to [...]

By |2018-06-08T22:28:40+00:00November 10th, 2015|Blog, Corporate Social Responsibility, Future Trends|1 Comment

Tips from the Tap for Events

As this long, hot summer groans on and on, saving precious water is at the top of everyone's minds.  Event organizers have an opportunity to save water on a larger scale based on the decisions they make every day. Did you know that 2 cups of coffee, one tote bag and a 60-page program for [...]

By |2017-12-06T03:42:01+00:00August 18th, 2015|Best Practices, Blog, Tips|0 Comments

Leading by Example

When Business for Social Responsibility convenes a meeting with its network of over 250 member companies, you know it will be a role model for green events. The BSR Conference 2014 was no exception. Regularly ranked by independent analysts as one of the top corporate responsibility events globally, the BSR Conference featured expert speakers, a [...]